shooting box


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shooting box

n
(Hunting) a small country house providing accommodation for a shooting party during the shooting season. Also called: shooting lodge
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Noun1.shooting box - a small country house used by hunters during the shooting season
country house - a house (usually large and impressive) on an estate in the country
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Once when I was shooting with a Marine friend, he saw a 2" Model 36 in my shooting box and asked what it was good for.
"It is amazing in all weathers and beautiful in the snow, where you can go sledging near the small shooting box half way up."
I use Speer 11 or 11 Magnum caps and keep both in my shooting box. A too-loose fired cap also has the tendency to fall into the action exposed by a cocked hammer.
He decided that the interior decoration should represent a Highland shooting box with tartan or thistle chintzes, and walls decorated with trophies and weapons.
It has three flip panels in front, a side entry door, a dog door and ramp, coat racks, interior lighting and an internal camouflage cover that keeps the shooting box dry when it is not in use.
I had set up a Montana Decoy "Estrus Betty" peeing doe a few yards from the base of my elevated position in a wooden shooting box a friend of mine had built.
The couple have been together a year and are believed to have grown close while shooting box office bomb Green Lantern together in the spring of 2010.
At the signal, each man fired at a steel target placed 100 yards downrange from offhand, then moved a few feet over to another shooting box and engaged a steel target placed at 200 yards from the field position of the shooter's choice.
Architecture expert Pevsner describes Poston as "a very charming shooting box" and it was used as such until around 1870.
Well, according to Nostalgia reader and former Marsdener Betty Booth (nee Hewitt), the picture purporting to be the Shepherds Cafe, between Meltham and Marsden, is in fact Wessenden Lodge, known locally as the Shooting Lodge or Shooting Box.
Close to the falls is Lyulph's Tower, a pele tower built by a former Duke of Norfolk as a shooting box that is now the focus of many walks in the area.
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